CBD Oil and Antidepressants for Your Pup

Article was originally published on FOMO Bones. Depression and anxiety disorders are common illnesses that usually come about as a result of some kind of trauma. Just as humans suffer from depression, dogs do too! With all the horror stories of puppy mills and animal cruelty that flood our newsfeeds on social media every day, […]

Taking antidepressants could be linked to weight gain, according to a new study — and some drugs heighten the risk more than others

perfectlab/Shutterstock A large new study has found a link between taking antidepressants and a 5% increase in body weight. Some antidepressants were associated with a larger risk than others. Other factors like age and sex didn’t affect the results. The authors said it is important people don’t stop taking their medication if they are worrying […]

I’ve been on antidepressants for a decade — here’s the biggest misconception about them

Erin Brodwin / Business Insider It started with a math test. I was in the eighth grade, sitting at my assigned seat with a pencil and a green sheet of paper in front of me — it was the class final. Suddenly, my mind went blank. The words and numbers on the page all blurred […]

Prescriptions for antidepressants cost NHS more than £750,000 per day

Between October 2015 and September 2016, the number of prescriptions rose seven per cent from 59.5 million to nearly 63.6 million, according to NHS Digital. The four million rise equates to an annual cost of £285million. Over 20 years antidepressant prescriptions have risen more than fourfold.  The numbers do not necessarily mean the number of […]